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eye chart

n.
A chart of letters and figures of various sizes, used to test visual acuity.

eye′ chart`


n.
a chart for testing vision, usu. containing letters in rows of decreasing size to be read at a fixed distance.
[1940–45]
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Noun1.eye chart - a chart that is read from a fixed distanceeye chart - a chart that is read from a fixed distance; used as a test of vision
chart - a visual display of information
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